Sovereignty

"You can run but you can't hide" (K. Highet)Case Concerning Armed Activities on the Territory of the Congo (M. E. McGuinness) Corfu Channel (United Kingdom v. Albania): Counter-Memorial of Albania, 15-6-1948 (French text only)Corfu Channel (United Kingdom v. Albania): Dissenting opinion of Judge Azevedo, 9-4-1949Eritrea/Yemen Arbitration: Arbitration Agreements, 1-10-1996FYROM v. Greece: Application Instituting Proceedings, 17-11-2008Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions (Qatar v. Bahrain): Letter dated 27 March 2001 Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions (Qatar v. Bahrain): Letter of Bahrain, 25-9-1997Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions (Qatar v. Bahrain): Letter of Bahrain, 26-3-1998Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions (Qatar v. Bahrain): Statement dated 23 March 2001 Nicaragua and the United States (D.W. Greig)Preah Vihear and the Cambodia-Thailand borderland (R.B. St John)The Corfu Channel case - and the missing admiralty orders (A. Carty)The Repercussions of the Similarities between Sipadan/Ligitan and Pedra Branca Disputes (M. Faizal and E. Quek)The 'Armed Activities' Case: Unasked questions, proper answers
Research / Publications
"Nicaragua is dead, long live Nicaragua" (C. Stahn)1966 and all that. The South West Africa judgement revisited in the East Timor Case (J. Dugard)A framework for evaluating the legality of the US intervention in Nicaragua (K.W. Quigley)Acquiescence/Estoppel in International Boundaries: Temple of Preah Vihear Revisited (P.C.W. Chan)Appraisals of the ICJ's Decision: Nicaragua v. United States (H.G. Maier)Armed activities on the territory of the Congo (C. Brown)Armed activities on the territory of the Congo (Congo v. Uganda): provisional measures (D. Kritsiotis)Armed Activities on the Territory of the Congo (L. Lovelace)Asian territorial disputes, with special reference to the islands of Sipidan and Litigan (Ko Swan Sik)Case between Indonesia and Malaysia concerning sovereignty over Pulau Litigan and Pulau Sipadan (D.M. Ong)Case concerning armed activities on the territory of the Congo (L. Savadogo)Case concerning maritime delimitation and territorial questions between Qatar and Bahrain (M.D. Evans)Case concerning maritime delimitation and territorial questions between Qatar and Bahrain (M.D. Evans)Case concerning military and paramilitary activities in and against Nicaragua (C.E. Martinez)Compulsory jurisdiction and the use of force as a legal issue (H. Hohmann & P.J.I.M. Waart)Eritrea-Yemen Arbitration (C. Johnson)Free passage of warships through the Strait of Hormuz (Th. Schultze)From Nuremberg to The Hague (P.W. Kahn)Has the I.C.J. exceeded its jurisdiction in the Nicaragua Case? (M.K. Nawaz)Historical legal claims: a study of disputed sovereignty (R. Haller-Trost)Holding America to its own best standards (P.S. Reichler)Humanitarian intervention and the 1986 ICJ Nicaragua/USA Judgement (M.B. Casino)Law and power: some reflections on Nicaragua, USA and the ICJ (T. Lieverman)Legal problems involved in the Corfu channel incident (I.Y. Chung)Litigation strategy at the International Court (T.D. Gill)Maritime delimitation and territorial questions between Qatar and Bahrain (Glen Plant)Maritime delimitation and territorial questions between Qatar and Bahrain (M.C. Reichel)Military and paramilitary activities in and against Nicaragua (D.H.N. Johnson)Military and paramilitary activities in and against Nicaragua (Nicaragua v. United States) (M.B. Howard)Nicaragua v. United States as a precedent (F.L. Kirgis)Nicaragua v. United States: a look at the facts (R.F. Turner)Nicaragua v. US: the power of the ICJ to indicate interim measures in political disputes (N.M. Tama)Nicaragua, the United States and the World Court (A. Chayes)Not condemned to repetition: the United States and Nicaragua (R.A. Pastor)Peace and the World Court: a comment on the Paramilitary Activities Case (R.F. Turner)Some aspects of judicial reasoning in the South-West Africa case of 1962 (L.V. Prott)Termination of declarations under the optional clause (G.F. Jones)The case for South West Africa (A. Lejeune)The Corfu Channel Case and the development of international law (M.A. Fitzmaurice)The eagle spreads his claws (L. Gardiner)The Eritrea-Yemen Arbitration (B. Kwiatkowska)The International Court and the maintenance of peace and security (B.S. Chimni)The jurisprudential implications of the South West Africa case (W.G. Friedman)The Nicaragua Case (J.J. Quintana)The Preah Vihear case and the Sino-Indian boundary question (K. Krishna Rao)The South-West Africa case (M. Hidayatullah)The use and abuse of the International Court of Justice (C. Gray)U.S. covert operations against Nicaragua and their legality (J.P. Rowles)Who tolled the Death-bell for Compulsory Jurisdiction? (P. Kooijmans)
Research/ Court Documents
Advisory Opinion: Independence of Kosovo - Request, 10-10-2008Advisory Opinion: Independence of Kosovo - Summary, 22-07-2010Advisory Opinion: Independence of Kosovo, 22-07-2010Advisory Opinion: Independence of Kosovo, Declaration of Judge Simma, 22-07-2010Advisory Opinion: Independence of Kosovo, Declaration of Judge Tomka, Vice President, 22-07-2010Advisory Opinion: Independence of Kosovo, Dissenting opinion of Judge Bennouna, 22-07-2010Advisory Opinion: Independence of Kosovo, Dissenting opinion of Judge Koroma, 22-07-2010Advisory Opinion: Independence of Kosovo, Dissenting opinion of Judge Skotnikov, 22-07-2010Advisory Opinion: Independence of Kosovo, Separate opinion of Judge Cançado Trindade, 22-07-2010Advisory Opinion: Independence of Kosovo, Separate opinion of Judge Keith, 22-07-2010Advisory Opinion: Independence of Kosovo, Separate opinion of Judge Sepúlveda-Amor, 22-07-2010Advisory Opinion: Independence of Kosovo, Separate opinion of Judge Yusuf, 22-07-2010Advisory Opinion: International Status of South West Africa, 11-7-1950Armed Activities (DRC v. Burundi): Application, 23-6-1999Armed Activities (DRC v. Burundi): Order, 19-10-2000Armed Activities (DRC v. Burundi): Order, 21-10-1999Armed Activities (DRC v. Burundi): Order, 30-1-2001Armed Activities (DRC v. Rwanda): Application, 23-6-1999Armed Activities (DRC v. Rwanda): Order, 19-10-2000Armed Activities (DRC v. Rwanda): Order, 21-10-1999Armed Activities (DRC v. Rwanda): Order, 30-1-2001Armed Activities (DRC v. Uganda): Application, 23-6-1999Armed Activities (DRC v. Uganda): Counter-memorial of Uganda, 21-4-2001Armed Activities (DRC v. Uganda): Declaration of Judge ad hoc Verhoeven, 19-12-2005 (French)Armed Activities (DRC v. Uganda): Declaration of Judge Koroma, 1-7-2000Armed Activities (DRC v. Uganda): Declaration of Judge Koroma, 19-12-2005Armed Activities (DRC v. Uganda): Declaration of Judge Oda, 1-7-2000Armed Activities (DRC v. Uganda): Declaration of Judge Tomka, 19-12-2005Armed Activities (DRC v. Uganda): Dissenting opinion of Judge ad hoc Kateka, 19-12-2005Armed Activities (DRC v. Uganda): Judgement, 19-12-2005Armed Activities (DRC v. Uganda): Memorial of the DRC, 6-7-2000 (French) Armed Activities (DRC v. Uganda): Observations of the DRC, 25-6-2001 (French text only) Armed Activities (DRC v. Uganda): Order, 1-7-2000Armed Activities (DRC v. Uganda): Order, 21-10-1999Armed Activities (DRC v. Uganda): Order, 29-1-2003Armed Activities (DRC v. Uganda): Order, 29-11-2001Armed Activities (DRC v. Uganda): Order, 7-11-2002Armed Activities (DRC v. Uganda): Rejoinder of Uganda, 6-12-2002Armed Activities (DRC v. Uganda): Reply of the DRC, 29-5-2002 (French) Armed Activities (DRC v. Uganda): Request for the indication of provisional measures, 19-6-2000 (French)Armed Activities (DRC v. Uganda): Separate opinion of Judge Elaraby, 19-12-2005Armed Activities (DRC v. Uganda): Separate opinion of Judge Kooijmans, 19-12-2005Armed Activities (DRC v. Uganda): Separate opinion of Judge Parra-Aranguren, 19-12-2005Armed Activities (DRC v. Uganda): Separate opinion of Judge Simma, 19-12-2005Armed Activities (DRC v. Uganda): Summary of Judgment, 19-12-2005Armed Activities (DRC v. Uganda): Summary of Order of 1 July 2000, 4-7-2000Armed Activities (New Application): Application, 28-5-2002 (French)Armed Activities (New Application): Application, 28-5-2002 (French)Armed Activities (New Application): Counter-Memorial of DRC, 20-5-2003 (French only)Armed Activities (New Application): Declaration of Judge Higgins, 10-7-2002Armed Activities (New Application): Declaration of Judge Koroma, 10-7-2002Armed Activities (New Application): Memorial of Rwanda, 20-1-2003Armed Activities (New Application): Order, 10-7-2002Armed Activities (New Application): Order, 18-9-2002Corfu Channel (United Kingdom v. Albania): Application, 22-5-1947Corfu Channel (United Kingdom v. Albania): Dissenting opinion of Judge Badawi Pasha, 9-4-1949Corfu Channel (United Kingdom v. Albania): Dissenting opinion of Judge Daxner, 25-3-1948Corfu Channel (United Kingdom v. Albania): Dissenting opinion of Judge Ečer, 15-12-1949Corfu Channel (United Kingdom v. Albania): Dissenting opinion of Judge Ečer, 9-4-1949Corfu Channel (United Kingdom v. Albania): Dissenting opinion of Judge Krylov, 9-4-1949Corfu Channel (United Kingdom v. Albania): Dissenting opinion of Judge Winiarski, 9-4-1949Corfu Channel (United Kingdom v. Albania): Judgment, 15-12-1949Corfu Channel (United Kingdom v. Albania): Judgment, 25-3-1948Corfu Channel (United Kingdom v. Albania): Judgment, 9-4-1949Corfu Channel (United Kingdom v. Albania): Memorial of the United Kingdom, 30-9-1947Corfu Channel (United Kingdom v. Albania): Observations of the United Kingdom, 19-1-1948Corfu Channel (United Kingdom v. Albania): Observations of the United Kingdom, 28-7-1949Corfu Channel (United Kingdom v. Albania): Order of 10 December 1947Corfu Channel (United Kingdom v. Albania): Order of 17 December 1948Corfu Channel (United Kingdom v. Albania): Order of 24 June 1949Corfu Channel (United Kingdom v. Albania): Order of 26 March 1948Corfu Channel (United Kingdom v. Albania): Order of 31 July 1947Corfu Channel (United Kingdom v. Albania): Order of 9 April 1949Corfu Channel (United Kingdom v. Albania): Reply of Albania, 20-9-1948 (French)Corfu Channel (United Kingdom v. Albania): Reply of the United Kingdom, 30-7-1948Corfu Channel (United Kingdom v. Albania): Separate opinion of Judge Alvarez, 9-4-1949Corfu Channel (United Kingdom v. Albania): Separate opinion of Judges Basdevant et al., 25-3-1948Corfu Channel (United Kingdom v. Albania): Special Agreement, 25-3-1948Corfu Channel (United Kingdom v. Albania): Summary of the Judgment, 15-12-1949Corfu Channel (United Kingdom v. Albania): Summary of the Judgment, 9-4-1949Eritrea/Yemen Arbitration: Award (First Stage), 9-10-1998FYROM v. Greece: Application Instituting Proceedings, 17-11-2008Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions (Qatar v. Bahrain): Application, 8-7-1991Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions (Qatar v. Bahrain): Correspondence 25 September 1997 - 24 January 2000Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions (Qatar v. Bahrain): Counter-Memorial of Bahrain, 31-12-1997Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions (Qatar v. Bahrain): Counter-Memorial of Qatar, 31-12-1997Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions (Qatar v. Bahrain): Declaration of Judge Herczegh, 16-3-2001Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions (Qatar v. Bahrain): Declaration of Judge Higgins, 16-3-2001Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions (Qatar v. Bahrain): Declaration of Judge Vereshchetin, 16-3-2001Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions (Qatar v. Bahrain): Dissenting opinion of Judge Torres Bernárdez, 16-3-2001Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions (Qatar v. Bahrain): Highlighted version of the Counter-Memorial of Qatar, 31-12-1997 Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions (Qatar v. Bahrain): Highlighted version of the Memorial of Qatar, 30-9-1996 Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions (Qatar v. Bahrain): Interim report of Qatar, 30-9-1998Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions (Qatar v. Bahrain): Joint dissenting opinion of Judges Bedjaoui et al., 16-3-2001Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions (Qatar v. Bahrain): Judgment (Merits), 16-3-2001Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions (Qatar v. Bahrain): Memorial of Bahrain, 30-9-1996Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions (Qatar v. Bahrain): Memorial of Qatar, 30-9-1996Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions (Qatar v. Bahrain): Order of 1 February 1996Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions (Qatar v. Bahrain): Order of 17 February 1999Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions (Qatar v. Bahrain): Order of 28 April 1995Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions (Qatar v. Bahrain): Order of 30 March 1998Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions (Qatar v. Bahrain): Order of 30 October 1996Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions (Qatar v. Bahrain): Reply of Bahrain, 30-5-1999Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions (Qatar v. Bahrain): Reply of Qatar, 30-5-1999Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions (Qatar v. Bahrain): Separate opinion of Judge Al-Khasawneh, 16-3-2001Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions (Qatar v. Bahrain): Separate opinion of Judge Fortier, 16-3-2001Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions (Qatar v. Bahrain): Separate opinion of Judge Kooijmans, 16-3-2001Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions (Qatar v. Bahrain): Separate opinion of Judge Oda, 16-3-2001Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions (Qatar v. Bahrain): Separate opinion of Judge Parra-Aranguren, 16-3-2001Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions (Qatar v. Bahrain): Summary of the Judgment, 16-3-2001Mavrommatis Jerusalem Concessions: Judgment, 26-3-1925Mavrommatis Palestine Concessions: Dissenting Opinion by Lord Finlay, 30-8-1924 Mavrommatis Palestine Concessions: Dissenting opinion by M. de Bustamante, 30-8-1924 Mavrommatis Palestine Concessions: Dissenting Opinion by M. Oda, 30-8-1924Mavrommatis Palestine Concessions: Dissenting opinion by M. Pessôa, 30-8-1924    Mavrommatis Palestine Concessions: Dissenting opinion by Mr. Moore, 30-8-1924Mavrommatis Palestine Concessions: Judgment (jurisdiction), 30-8-1924Minquiers and Ecrehos (France v. United Kingdom): Summary of the Judgment, 17-11-1953Nicaragua Case: Dissenting opinion of Judge Oda, 27-6-1986Nicaragua Case: Dissenting opinion of Judge Schwebel, 10-5-1984Nicaragua Case: Dissenting opinion of Judge Schwebel, 27-6-1986Nicaragua Case: Dissenting opinion of Judge Schwebel, 4-10-1984Nicaragua Case: Dissenting opinion of Judge Sir Robert Jennings, 27-6-1986Nicaragua Case: Judgment (Merits), 27-6-1986Nicaragua Case: Order of 10 May 1984Nicaragua Case: Order of 18 November 1987Nicaragua Case: Order of 22 January 1985Nicaragua Case: Order of 26 September 1991Nicaragua Case: Order of 4 October 1984Nicaragua Case: Separate opinion of Judge Ago, 27-6-1986Nicaragua Case: Separate opinion of Judge Bedjaoui, 4-10-1984 (translation)Nicaragua Case: Separate opinion of Judge Elias, 27-6-1986Nicaragua Case: Separate opinion of Judge Lachs, 27-6-1986Nicaragua Case: Separate opinion of Judge Nagendra Singh, 27-6-1986Nicaragua Case: Separate opinion of Judge Nagendra Singh, 4-10-1984Nicaragua Case: Separate opinion of Judge Ni, 27-6-1986Nicaragua Case: Separate opinion of Judge Oda, 4-10-1984Nicaragua Case: Separate opinion of Judge Ruda et al., 4-10-1984Nicaragua Case: Separate opinion of Judge Ruda, 27-6-1986Nicaragua Case: Separate opinion of Judge Sette-Cama, 27-6-1986Nicaragua Case: Separate opinion of Judges Mosler and Jennings, 10-5-1984Nicaragua Case: Summary of the Judgment of 26 November 1984Nicaragua Case: Summary of the Judgment of 27 June 1986Nicaragua Case: Summary of the Order of 10 May 1984Nicaragua Case: Summary of the Order of 4 October 1984S.S. “Lotus”: Dissenting opinion by M. Loder, 7-9-1927South West Africa (Ethiopia v. South Africa): Summary of the Judgment (Second Phase), 18-7-1966South West Africa (Liberia v. South Africa): Summary of the Judgment (Second Phase), 18-7-1966Sovereignty over Pedra Branca/Pulau Bau Puteh, etc: Order of 1-9-2003Sovereignty over Pedra Branca/Pulau Bau Puteh, etc: Special Agreement, 24-7-2003Statute of Eastern Carelia: Advisory Opinion, 23-7-1923 Temple of Preah Vihear: Summary of the Judgment (Merits), 15-6-1962
Research/ Transcripts
Armed Activities (DRC v. Uganda): Oral Pleadings, 2000-2005Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions (Qatar v. Bahrain): Oral pleadings (I), 13-6-2000 (translation)Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions (Qatar v. Bahrain): Oral pleadings (I), 5-6-2000Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions (Qatar v. Bahrain): Oral pleadings (I), 5-6-2000 (translation)Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions (Qatar v. Bahrain): Oral pleadings (II), 13-6-2000Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions (Qatar v. Bahrain): Oral pleadings (II), 13-6-2000 (translation)Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions (Qatar v. Bahrain): Oral pleadings (II), 5-6-2000Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions (Qatar v. Bahrain): Oral pleadings (II), 5-6-2000 (translation)Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions (Qatar v. Bahrain): Oral pleadings, 14-6-2000Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions (Qatar v. Bahrain): Oral pleadings, 14-6-2000 (translation)Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions (Qatar v. Bahrain): Oral pleadings, 15-6-2000Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions (Qatar v. Bahrain): Oral pleadings, 15-6-2000 (translation)Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions (Qatar v. Bahrain): Oral pleadings, 20-6-2000Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions (Qatar v. Bahrain): Oral pleadings, 20-6-2000 (translation)Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions (Qatar v. Bahrain): Oral pleadings, 21-6-2000Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions (Qatar v. Bahrain): Oral pleadings, 21-6-2000 (translation)Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions (Qatar v. Bahrain): Oral pleadings, 22-6-2000Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions (Qatar v. Bahrain): Oral pleadings, 22-6-2000 (translation)Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions (Qatar v. Bahrain): Oral pleadings, 27-6-2000Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions (Qatar v. Bahrain): Oral pleadings, 27-6-2000 (translation)Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions (Qatar v. Bahrain): Oral pleadings, 28-6-2000Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions (Qatar v. Bahrain): Oral pleadings, 28-6-2000 (translation)Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions (Qatar v. Bahrain): Oral pleadings, 29-5-2000Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions (Qatar v. Bahrain): Oral pleadings, 29-6-2000 (translation)Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions (Qatar v. Bahrain): Oral pleadings, 30-5-2000Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions (Qatar v. Bahrain): Oral pleadings, 30-5-2000 (translation)Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions (Qatar v. Bahrain): Oral pleadings, 31-5-2000Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions (Qatar v. Bahrain): Oral pleadings, 31-5-2000 (translation)Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions (Qatar v. Bahrain): Oral pleadings, 6-6-2000Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions (Qatar v. Bahrain): Oral pleadings, 6-6-2000 (translation)Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions (Qatar v. Bahrain): Oral pleadings, 8-6-2000Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions (Qatar v. Bahrain): Oral pleadings, 8-6-2000 (translation)Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions (Qatar v. Bahrain): Oral pleadings, 9-6-2000Maritime Delimitation and Territorial Questions (Qatar v. Bahrain): Oral pleadings, 9-6-2000 (translation)